Welcome to the "updates" section where you can find the latest updates of the partnership. 

  • 2019 SMM

    in Event Updates

    The 2019 SWA Sector Ministers' Meeting (SMM) will take place in San José, Costa Rica, on 4-5 April. The SMM will be hosted by the Government of Costa Rica and will happen immediately after LatinoSan 2019. More details to come.  

  • New blog: Addressing data gaps to catalyze the adoption of the Collaborative Behaviours


    [caption id="attachment_18244" align="aligncenter" width="640"] WaterAid/Chileshe Chanda[/caption]   In 2014, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) global partnership identified four Collaborative Behaviours (CBs) – ways of working that, if jointly adopted by governments and development partners, would improve long-term performance and sustainability in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. Since 2015,…

  • SWA launches Tools Portal

    in SWA Updates

    The SWA Tools Portal has gone live! The portal houses more than 30 tools from diverse organizations aiming to help governments and implementing partners strengthen the WASH sector. The tools are organized according to SWA’s Building Blocks (Sector Policy; Institutional Arrangements, Planning, Monitoring & Review; Financing; Capacity Building) and Crosscutting…

  • USAID commits more funds to SWA partnership

    in News Categories

    After the SWA Steering Committee approved a profound Governance Review for the Partnership, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced their commitment to continue supporting the SWA partnership by funding its Secretariat. The $1m grant for 2019 will be used to run the small team that serves as the…

  • Welcome to Haiti!

    in Sector News

    SWA welcomes the partnership's 62th country partner: the Republic of Haiti. Haiti is represented by the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communications, header by Minister Fritz Caillot.

  • About the SWA private sector constituency

    in News Categories

    The SWA private sector constituency recently published a brochure that highlights who they are, their priorities for the partnership and how they can support other constituencies. It also includes a detailed list of all private sector partners and the way their support the implementation of the SWA Framework, in particular…

  • We're hiring: Regional Coordinators

    in News Categories

    We're hiring 2 SWA Regional Coordinators: Regional Coordinator - South Asia, hosted by FANSA Regional Coordinator - Africa, hosted by AMCOW      

  • SWA joins UN-Water

    in Sector News

    Sanitation and Water for All has joined UN-Water, the coordination mechanism for over 30 United Nations organizations working on water and sanitation issues. UN-Water members accepted SWA’s application to become a Partner with Special Status during the recent 29th UN-Water Meeting held in Stockholm. Commenting on the news, Catarina de Albuquerque,…